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Car of the Week: 1908 Black

Bob Benz isn’t in a hurry to get the 1908 Black Model 112 Runabout in perfect running order because he has a bunch of other old vehicles that need his attention, including a Maxwell, a couple of Kaiser Darrins, a 1954 Kaiser Manhattan he’s had since 1962 that he’d like to get back in running condition, an Isetta with a similar story, and a 1933 Harley-Davidson that he’s restoring. His garage is also home to a 1972 Monte Carlo and a 1987 Oldsmobile GT four-door sedan. “There aren’t many of those around!” he says of the Olds.

But the 1908 Black high-wheeler is a unique machine even by Benz’s standards.
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